ASTANA. KAZINFORM – Voting in the elections for the Majilis of parliament and maslikhats was completed in all regions of Kazakhstan, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Nation-wide, 10,146 polling stations wrapped up their work as vote counting has begun.
As of 9:00 pm, voting was over in the country’s five regions, namely Aktobe, Atyrau, West Kazakhstan, Kyzylorda, and Mangistau regions.
Earlier it was reported that 77 polling station election commissions with a total of 12,016 voters were set up at the country’s overseas offices in 62 foreign countries. Voting ended at 11 of them as of 6:00 pm Astana time. Voting is to come to an end at the polling station in San Francisco at 9:00am Astana time on March 20.
According to the updated data, 12,035,004 people were eligible to vote in the parliamentary elections in the country. As of 8:00pm, 6,509,695 Kazakhstanis received ballots, which is 54.09% of the citizens included in the list.